Technology

Luckbox ups esports data muscle with Abios

Preparing for its full product launch in early 2019, esports-betting platform Luckbox announces its latest match functionality – ‘esports calendar’, developed in partnership with data provider Abios. Delivering a comprehensive esports calendar, Luckbox will support its player community with vital information on live CSGO, live Dota 2 and live League of Legends events, including upcoming matches and results. Furthermore, Luckbox …

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Playtech ups fraud prevention dynamics with iovation’s ‘FraudForce’ capacities

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has moved to strengthen its fraud prevention capacities, employing the real-time recognition ID software and guidance of iovation (TransUnion subsidiary). Updating its stakeholders, Playtech development confirms that it has moved to install Iovation’s ‘FraudForce’ software across its ‘Playtech Open Platform – POP. –  the technology group’s lead system for network partner gaming and play management …

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Boylesports claims ‘Irish First’ with new instant withdrawals capacity

Boylesports has announced the launch of its ‘Same Day Withdrawals’ capabilities, stating that it has become ‘Ireland’s first bookmaker’ to process instant e-payments transactions. Updating its online customers, Boylesports details that instant pay-out options are now available through Visa Debit cards for customers who bank at AIB, Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB. ‘Same Day Withdrawals’ allows BoyleSports’ customers to …

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Eleven Sports seeks deeper social dive with ‘watch together’ feature

Eleven Sports, the OTT platform seeking to disrupt traditional broadcast models, has announced the launch of its ‘Watch Together’ feature, enabling audiences to engage in live sports content together ‘with friends and family in the same online space at the same time, for the first time ever’. Updating stake holders, Eleven Sports the OTT platform provider broadcasting Spain’s La Liga …

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InCrowd: Our League – Delivering on Rugby League’s ‘Tribal Demands’

In 2018, fan engagement technology developer InCrowd delivered the Rugby Football League’s full-scale ‘Our League’ digital platform seeking to optimise all core components for the unique sport – ticketing, match streaming, communities and content.   InCrowd CEO Aidan Cooney and Marketing Manager Darren Parsons spoke to SBC about ‘Our League’s platform development from concept to planning and delivery, and how …

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SBTech appoints ‘proven pro’ Dave Hammond as new COO

Industry technology and platform provider SBTech has this morning confirmed that seasoned gambling executive Dave Hammond will join its senior leadership team in 2019 as new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Hammond is the former B2B Divisions Director for FTSE100 Paddy Power Betfair (2015-2018), where he led commercial arrangements with World Lottery Association operators and delivered a number of critical projects …

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GIG Core powers MRG’s future esport venture

MRG Group has confirmed that it has selected Gaming Innovation Group’s GIG Core platform solution to power its upcoming ‘GLHF.GG’ (working title), e-sports entertainment property. During H1 2018 trading, MRG confirmed that it had invested in a joint-venture project with Stockholm-based esports publisher Gamingzone Entertainment, seek to deliver its first esports-centric property. Updating stakeholders, MRG leadership confirmed that its GLHF.GG …

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Donald R. Sweitzer ends tenure as IGT Chairman of Global Solutions

Updating the market, New York-listed gambling technology and lottery systems provider IGT Plc has confirmed that long-term executive Donald R. Sweitzer is set to retire as Chairman of IGT Global Solutions Corporation. Sweitzer ends a 20-year executive tenure with IGT, in which he has served as a key stakeholder in the gambling technology group’s governmental affairs and multi-national development strategies. …

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TotalCasino launch sees Playtech up Polska profile with Totalizator Sportowy

FTSE-listed gambling technology group Playtech Plc has announced the launch of TotalCasino (TotalCasino.pl) – Poland’s first regulated online casino in partnership with state-owned national lottery operator Totalizator Sportowy. Entering 2018, Playtech had been selected by Totalizator Sportowy as its lead digital systems provider, with the legacy Polish operator seeking to expand its services. Totalizator Sportowy has run Poland’s lottery services for …

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‘Bank-in-a-box’ brings payment control to MuchBetter clients

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MuchBetter has targeted the gaming industry with ‘Bank-in-a-box‘, a fully managed solution which lets operators get to market quickly and take control of their users’ payments experience. The white-labelled payments service, compatible with both iOS and Android, has been designed to be ultra-secure for the operator, while enabling the end-user to make online and offline payments with just their phone …

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